Service Monographs of the United States Government, Tema 13

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Página 148 - An Act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the Military establishment of the United States", approved May 18, 1917, or any.
Página v - THE INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT RESEARCH STUDIES IN ADMINISTRATION. The System of Financial Administration of Great Britain. By WF Willoughby, WW Willoughby, and SM Lindsay. 378 pp. $3. The Budget. By Rene Stourm.
Página viii - To lay the basis for such a comprehensive study of the organization and operations of the national government as President Taft outlined, the Institute for Government Research has undertaken the preparation of a series of monographs, of which the present study is one, giving a detailed description of each of the fifty or more distinct services of the government. These studies are being vigorously prosecuted, and it is hoped that all services of the government will be covered in a comparatively brief...
Página 147 - An act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of those ores, metals, and minerals which have formerly been largely imported, or of which there is or may be an inadequate supply.
Página 125 - Under this head would appear the specific lines of investigation under way and the services in which they were being prosecuted. It is hardly necessary to point out the value of such information in planning for future work and in considering the problem of the better distribution and coordination of the work of the government. The Institute contemplates attempting such a general listing and classification of the activities of the government upon the completion of the present series. CLASSIFICATION...
Página vii - This vast organization has never been studied in detail as one piece of administrative mechanism. Never have the foundations been laid for a thorough consideration of the relations of all of its parts. No comprehensive effort has been made to list its multifarious activities or to group them in such a way as to present a clear picture of what the government is doing. Never has a complete description been given of the agencies through which these activities are performed. At no time...
Página 5 - That the United States in Congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right and power to ascertain and fix the western boundary of such States as claim to the Mississippi or South Sea, and lay out the land beyond the boundary so ascertained into separate and independent States from time to time as the numbers and circumstances of the people thereof may require.
Página 6 - Public Good BEING AN EXAMINATION INTO THE CLAIM OF VIRGINIA TO THE VACANT WESTERN TERRITORY, AND OF THE RIGHT OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE SAME. To WHICH Is ADDED, PROPOSALS FOR LAYING OFF A NEW STATE, To BE APPLIED AS A FUND FOR CARRYING ON THE WAR, OR REDEEMING THE NATIONAL DEBT.
Página 146 - ... purposes by a person in military service or his dependents at the commencement of his period of military service and still so occupied by his dependents or employees are not paid.
Página 64 - That in cases In which a tract covered by an unperfected bona fide claim, or by a patent, Is included within the limits of a public forest reservation, the settler or owner thereof may, If he desires to do so, relinquish the tract to the government and may select in lien thereof a tract of vacant land open to settlement not exceeding in area the tract covered by his claim or patent...

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